Basil Watts

English rugby league footballer

Basil J. Watts (15 June 1926[4] – 31 December 2019), also known by the nickname of "Baz", was an English World Cup winning professional rugby league footballer. He played in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. He played at representative level for Great Britain and England, and at club level for York.

Basil Watts
Personal information
Born15 June 1926
York, England
Died31 December 2019 (aged 93)
Playing information
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight14 st 3 lb (90 kg)
PositionSecond-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949–1961 York 354 65 0 0 195
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1953 England 1 0 0 0 0
1954–55 Great Britain 5 1 0 0 3
Source: [1][2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Basil Watts". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. "Great Briatin Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. "1939 Register", Findmypast

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